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Lee Ewing War service summary and research

Lee Ewing War service summary and research

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Published by Kraig McNutt
My master research doc for A.L. Ewing
My master research doc for A.L. Ewing

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Published by: Kraig McNutt on Jul 12, 2011
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The Civil War Service of Captain Addison Lee EwingCompany I, 63
rd
Indiana Infantry
 
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By Kraig W. McNutt
What are Ewing¶s enlistment details?
He enlisted on May 1, 186
2
as a 1
st
Sergeant. He was aresident of Haubstadt, Indiana, mustering in toCompany C, 63
rd
Indiana Infantry at age
25
.A total of 98 men enlisted from Haubstadt duringthe war.
5
9 would return.Ewing resigned for disability on April 6, 186
5
. He sawthree promotions during the war, eventually makingCaptain (10/1/64, Co I).Haubstadt is part of Gibson County, Indiana. It is just
25
miles due north of Evansville, Indiana.
Who was Addison Lee Ewing?
It appears Lee Ewings father originally settled inwhat was called Haub Station. By 186
2
Ewing was aliterate
25
year old Hoosier who apparently earneda pre-war living by teaching. He was a youngmarried man (m. 1860) with a little boy of 1 year oldin 186
2
. Lee was devoted to his wife Mary and theyshared a common bond in the Presbyterian church.They had a nice home and farm in Haubstadt. Itappears that Marys mother and father lived in the same property in 1864.
 
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What action and service did the 63
rd
Indiana Infantry seeduring the Civil War?1862
August
2
8-30 |
Second Battle of Bull Run
, Popes Campaign inNorthern Virginia.Late Dec 186
2
| Guard duty at
Shepherdsville
, Kentucky along theL&N railroad. Saw action against John Hunt Morgan.
1863
Early 1863 | Operations against
M
organ
 Various support positions with the
23
rd
Army Corps
 
1864
Spring | Movements in
Cumberland
M
ountain
region.Summer |
Atlanta Campaign
including Rocky Face Ridge, Dalton,Resaca, Allatoona, Kennesaw Mountain, Marietta, siege of Atlanta,Jonesboro, Lovejoy Station.Fall |
Hoods
M
iddle Tennessee Campaign
including, North Alabama,Columbia, Spring Hill, Franklin and Nashville.
1865
W
inter/Spring |
Campaign of the Carolinas
 

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